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Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
sunday morning. >>> and coverage of the america's cup, the leadup to the america's cup seen here today. the finals delivered thrilling racing action, too. lawrence scott is at the america's cup park with the latest. >> reporter: this was a beautiful day in many respects, probably the best day out here thus far. the promise of this america's cup racing on the bay fully realized today. there were fans here today at america's cup park who got to see two races which is kind of a novelty because winds have been high. we seem to do a nightly wind report. right now they did get in two races today. take a look. >> reporter: with cooperating wind the finals had its first race day where both scheduled races had starts and finishes from both missed time as team new zealand is off and running. victory before the domination continued. race two unique in that it occurred and was the most competitive of the summer. emirates team new zealand is the fastest challenger and claims the second race pushing the lead of four to one leaving three more victories for a date with oracle usa. >> it was a really g
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Aug 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: before leaving on vacation president obama promised to do more work for america's disabled veterans. and he pledged those who sacrificed for this country won't lose their benefits despite washington's budget cuts. >> i believe this work is more important than ever. because this time of war that we've been in is coming to an end. >> the president hopes to have america back on a peace time footing in a year and a half. but his friday news conference showed he's fighting on a lot of political fronts. >> good afternoon, everybody, please have a seat. >> he's trying to calm the controversy over nsa surveillance. he's still battling members of congress over obama care. >> the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break from the heat. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> more guns are off bay area streets tonight thanks to a gun buyback program in oakland today. the organization youth uprising partnered with the oakland police depa
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Aug 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT
switch has some cal fans not happy. >> i'm lawrence scott at the america's cup where we are very close to stabbing a challenger to oracle team usa in the finals. the latest from the cup finals coming up in a report in a bit. >> and clouds are beginning to increase ahead of the next cold front that's going to offer fog and drizzle that could impact your morning delays. we'll get to those delays and let you know what we expect for the forecast after this. secure a spot in the america's cup finals. lawrence scott is at america's cup park. team new zealand is close to getting to take on oracle team usa on the san francisco bay. hello, lauren. >> reporter: how you doing. let's talk america's cup history. start going back to 2010. oracle team usa in a gift match beat the swiss team. there was no blewy va on the challenger. in 2007 team new zealand swept. they are very close to eliminating them and moving on to face oracle team usa. take a look. the seemingly inevitable delayed one more day at the finals. high winds delaying the first scheduled race of the day between new zealand and the ital
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Aug 9, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. here is the latest from america's cup and the races and the water. >> reporter: i'm lawrence scott, where a challenger team is close to elimination, while the defender, oracle team usa is getting attention as they watch and wait. the latest coming up in just a bit. >>> after three races in the semifinals, the italian team continues their dominance over the favorite, the swedish racing team as a more aggressive approach to the prestart leading to perhaps their best all around race yet. giving them a commanding 3-0 lead in this best 4 of 7 series, with a 1:18 win over artimus. and amidst the news that oracle usa was forfeiting their world series, their training continues leading up to the september 7 start. they are watching and learning from these challenger races. >> we learn a lot about the race course, then we learn a lot about the configurations of the other boats and their strengths and weaknesses and the different configurations, whether it's upwind, down wind or reaching. so it's been quite good to watch the cup and the racing. >> reporter: and the defenders get prepared for
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Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm PDT
bellowing throughout the day and it kept bellowing. when it gets down to it the america's cup television the vision as the defender of the america's cup wanting to host the event not just for spectatorers here but people around the world seeing the sights, what the crew members go through, the grinding and everything else that goes into helming this boat and what it takes to be on an ac 72. you feel like you are there. that is the scene here at the america's cup. >> thanks very much. >>> and good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. looks like an improving wind forecast for friday's action on nbc bay area. clear skies in san jose. we'll have more on the gray days and your fog factor forecast. >>> talk about going green. learn how one bay area company is turning algae into makeup. >>> why it was important to be here today is because nobody was there for me when i was missing. >> a victim speaks. ariel castro's house of horrors is reduced to rubble. the story is next. >>> the house of horrors is no more. the cleveland home where ariel castro held and tortured thr
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Aug 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
water to vineyards in the caneros wine region. water is set to flow this fall. >>> the america's cup finals are just over a week away. lawrence scott explains there's plenty of sailing on the bay. the young guns have been given wings on their own catamarans. >> america is set to face the emirates team. the summer of racing turns its attention to sailing's next wave with the red bull youth america's cup. these are the same boats used during last year's world cup series on the bay. the sailors representing the american teams are expecting the very best out of the international competition. >> all the teams are top sailors. there are a few really good teams from around the world. >> each team has strong individual talent. there's olympic medallists in the field. it will be a tough regatta. the 1845s are physically demanding. everybody has been working hard in the gym and are fit and ready to go. >> there are six sailors from 19 to 24. there's a nationality rule. they're ready to show their stuff knowing this is the pathway to be aboard a boat in the pursuit for the america's cup. they s
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Aug 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is behind a substantial relationship between climate and conflict. >>> 3 million people in america need to eat gluten-free foods. glutden is a combination of starch and proteins. when people with celiac disease eat gluten, their small intestines could be damaged. in 2004 the fda was supposed to set standards on how much gluten was in foods. >>> there's a new way to look at an old problem. the royal orthopedic hospital in london has a new scanner giving doctors a 3-d way to see how high heels impact women's feet. women who wear heels often suffer from foot problems. this can sometimes cause long-term damage. doctors say high heels should be worn in moderation. >>> the biggest party of the summer every year in free monday happens this weekend, that's where we find our globe trotting chief meteorologist, jeff ranieri. just don't fall in the water. >> i'm not. there's a rail behind me. it's hot out here, but i probably won't be jumping in on this live hit. you said t we're out here getting this pre-party going at lake elizabeth for the fremont festival of the arts happening this saturday an
NBC
Aug 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
match at kp.org and thrive. >>> drama is building on the bay at america's cup. high winds, and equipment failure is a common theme from this weekend. we have the latest, hello, lawrence. >> hey, diane. i'll tell you why that drama is building, luna rosa could have well be down 4-0 this weekend at were the four races scheduled to happen here on the bay did not happen. there was only two, and lu lunluna luna rosa getting a break today as emirates had some equipment trouble. all kinds of drama is building out here. >>> a wild weekend full of the unexpected for the louis vuitton finals. emirates strong at the start and in command with a 400 meter lead in race two until hydraulic issues crippled them. let's flash back to saturday. in race one we saw luna rosa bowed our customers out. on sunday, luna rosa turned the table on emirates team new zealand. >> we are obviously pretty happen. no one i think was giving us any chance. and we went over there. >> now keep in mind on race days during this child, we're set on two races. but the wind limit was exceeded over 19 knots. both teams evaluated eq
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> also two worlds collide of an outside goes for a ride at the america's cup. >>> we're seeing a fairly mild finish to the weekend. highs in the mid-80s inland. but the work week is starting to look warmer. we've got morning drizzle in the forecast. but 90s. >>> as russia gets ready to host the 2014 sochi olympics, attention has turned to a new but vague law making it illegal to spread information about nontraditional sexual behavior to minors. michelle kosinski reports from moscow on reaction to the law and calls to boycott the upcoming olympics. >> reporter: unfortunately, the glory inside the arena, the incredible sport of these world athletics championships here in moscow is being somewhat overshadowed by the anger that's been spreading outside over this new law banning the distribution of, quote, propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors. ambiguous in its meaning but clear in its intent. now we're seeing reaction from top leaders in government, art and sports around the world. >> it's becoming a really, really grim time to be gay in russia. >> reporter: scotland, belg
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Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
by the america's cup this past weekend just before heading outside. chili pepper front man getting an up-close and personal look at the action. saturday he got a tour from oracle team usa, even getting a chance to suit up and check out their training drills. he said he loved it so much, he's going to be back next month for the finals. >>> as for the race, italy moves to the finals. they'll race against new zealand on saturday. the winner of that race takes on oracle for the top prize, the america's cup. >>> you might have heard about this. l.a. to san francisco in 30 minutes. take a look at that. the man behind tesla released the new details of his newest dream. hyper loop. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> he gave us a clue a few weeks ago, and today he released the details. l.a. to san francisco in 30 minutes. is this for real? the next big thing from the founder of tesla and space x, now envisions people traveling in aluminum pods enclosed
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Aug 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
of central idaho. >> it's really terrifying because this is the most -- biggest fire in america they said. >> reporter: and the biggest response. around 1,200 firefighters in the air and along the front lines on the ground but to this point that show of force has not been enough to contain the blaze pushed by winds gusting to 30 miles an hour. >> one of the most important things for us to watch out for are spots, embers that can be ahead of the main fire thrown ahead of the main fire and create new areas that will burn. >> reporter: crews and this community using every weapon they can in another desperate fight. though the battle here is still clearly far from over. when you see all of the devastation here, it really makes you appreciate what these fire teams have done as far as protection is concerned. during the 12-day span they've been fighting this blaze, only one house completely swallowed by the flames. that's the latest live here in idaho. i'm jay gray, nbc bay area news. >> along the fire lines there in idaho. thank you. >>> the san francisco fire department is debating a hot butt
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Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
bay area's steve handelsman is in washington with the latest developments. >> reporter: america is divided. in raleigh, north carolina, calls for a military strike on syria. but the opposite view in charlotte. >> we should keep our nose out of other people's business and let them deal with it on their own. >> reporter: president obama warned last night on pbs that americans are in danger from what he charges the syrian government used. >> chemical weapons. they can have devastating effects. could be directed at us. >> reporter: today his top aides are presenting proof to top lawmakers. but one says the evidence has to go public before any u.s. attack. >> so that when we take what is a very difficult decision, you have buy-in by members and buy-in by the public. >> reporter: iraq war vet congresswoman tammy duckworth has not bought in. >> if we're going to go to war, it's people like me and my families that will lead first. we better be sure this is the right thing to do before we go. >> reporter: it reminds many of 2003 and colin powell wrong about iraq having chemical weapons.
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Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> back on the water and flying. artemis racing which suffered the loss of a crew mann during america cas practice run made a triumphant return this afternoon. >> lauren scott is in san francisco. it's a swedish team but getting a lot of support from the bay area. >> it sure is, jenelle and rog. i'll tell you something, we had the races on nbc bay area this afternoon. and what we saw was a swedish team that really needed a good showing. i talked with their skipper. in percy and he said look, we were just hoping to finish within five minutes of the lunar team. they certainly did that in this race and started off great on what was a day full of triumphant emotions. take a look. >> with all eyes on the swedish ar tal mus racing team and their return to competition at the start of the louis vuitton challenger cup series semifinal round, the attention on the prerace quickly turned to their competition. the italian team dealing with a afr making repairs before the start of the race. when the boats made their way to mark one, cheers and emotions all around for art ta mus which took the early lea
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Aug 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. a bit of a sea breeze from fairfield. you saw the problems the wind caused at the america's cup races, too. the sea breeze is bringing in cooler air. really, it's the reflective value of the clouds on the east bay hill tops. it's a big sun shade for the valleys. still looking at the clouds in concord and fairfield. the sun, coming back into san jose. here is the fog. some of that is inland tonight as we watch an interesting pattern here. a lot of mid level moisture from the south. a few sprinkles at times from some of this near san jose. it's a sneak preview of weather to come. temperatures noticeably hotter. mid to upper 90s tomorrow. a big jump in temperatures. a fire weather watch for the bay area hill tops tomorrow night through wednesday. more of the moisture comes up out of the south, there's unfortunately the chance of thunder shower that is may fire off a fire. the fire watch goes up tomorrow evening and a chance of seeing showers at times. off to the west, you can see how it's pulling the moisture out of the south. it's not going anywhere. as the low sits off the central coas
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Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
on its own people. the secretary of state calling it a moral obscenity. is america about to strike? >>> the burn zone, now the size of chicago. one of the biggest fires ever in california. and is san francisco's threatened water and power supply out of the woods? >> early detection of ovarian cancer, one with of the deadliest and hardest to diagnosis. tonight a simple blood test that could save thousands of lives. >> and, about last night. the performance that left no doubt she is not hannah montana anymore. did she go too far? or was that exactly the point? "nightly news" begins now.
NBC
Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
on america's first black president. barack obama did not descend from slaves but to many he is a realization of king's dream. >> because they marched city councils changed, state legislatures changed and congress changed and eventually the white house changed. >> reporter: he said the struggle now ought to be about everyone's economic security. >> the measure of progress for those who marched 50 years ago was not merely how many blanks could join the ranks of millionaires but whether this country would admit all people willing to work hard into the ranks. >> reporter: another challenge to the nation 50 years after dr. martin luther king's. president obama making reviving the middle class his theme not just for today. he will keep it for the tough political fight ahead over the budget. live in washington. i . >>> fewer cops, more counselors. a report sponsored in part by the aclu finds black students in oakland are much more likely to be arrested than their peers. as a result it is recommending the oakland unified school district reduce police officers to patrol in and around schools and hire
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Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
animal, the olingo. both of them from south america. experts believe thousands of olenguitos life in the wild but deforestation is threatening their habitat. >>> a zoo in china is under fire accused of putting a fake african lion on display. chinese media reports the zoo put a tibetan mastiff, which does really look like a dog, in the lion enclosure. the ruse would have gone unnoticed, you'd think, except the dog started barking. the zoo tells the paper it has a lion, it's just that the breeding facility at the time and the dog was temporarily put in there. reports are that the zoo also had a domesticated dog in the wolf pen. >> they didn't want to disappoint people because the animals were somewhere else at the time. >> that always happens to me at the penguin exhibit. >> they are cute. thanks so much for joining us. >> we'll see you at 6:00. good night. >>> on the broadcast tonight -- deadly force. the harsh new warning from egypt after yet more violence as the death toll from the brutal crackdown soars to more than 600. >>> how safe? a wake-up call on security at this country's
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